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Assistant Accountant – Temp

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Job Description

We are seeking a talented professional to join our Finance team as a key member responsible for overseeing accounting activities across UK and Europe

Assistant Accountant

Join a Leader in Renewable Energy Innovation
Welcome to a unique opportunity with our client, a distinguished figure in the renewable energy sector, specializing in cutting-edge energy storage solutions powered by vanadium flow battery technology. As a publicly traded entity listed on the London Stock Exchange, our client is at the forefront of global battery system deployment, with operational hubs spanning Vancouver, London, Edinburgh, and San Francisco.
About Us
With a steadfast commitment to reshaping the energy landscape through pioneering storage innovations, our client offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment. Here, individuals passionate about driving transformative change in the industry will find a rewarding career path.
Position Overview
We are seeking a talented professional to join our Finance team as a key member responsible for overseeing accounting activities across our UK and European operations. This role will play a pivotal part in maintaining financial integrity through meticulous reporting, analysis, and reconciliation tasks.
Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly consolidated P&L review and analysis for Group reporting.
  • Record journal entries and maintain accurate general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile key balances such as accruals, prepayments, and deposits at month-end.
  • Manage the UK fixed asset register, including monthly depreciation and reconciliations.
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS16 for Right of Use assets and conduct related balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Handle intercompany account reconciliations and foreign currency translations.
  • Prepare and submit UK and Irish VAT returns.
  • Collaborate with Accounts Payable team on P&L analysis and coding.
  • Assist in producing monthly consolidated management accounts with insightful analysis.
  • Support Group and Component audits as required.
  • Undertake other financial and accounting duties as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in finance and accounting.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multi-department teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient in analytical, quantitative, and social skills.
  • Exceptional time management skills preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs, finance systems, and accounting packages (e.g., Xero).

If you are ready to contribute your expertise to an industry leader driving the future of renewable energy, we invite you to apply and be part of our dynamic team. Join us in making a significant impact on the global energy landscape.

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